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About the film
The film came together with the help of the independent agency Psyop and its animation duo Igor+ Valentine along with CALLEN’s Brandon Mugar and Reuben Hower. The tandem worked with writers Brandon Mugar and Reuben Hower to craft the story and idea that features original drawings and unites the work of Leticia Bajuyo, Zoë Buckman, Demetri Burke (2017 Visual Arts), Robert Chambers, Julia Chiang, Paula Crown, Isabela Dos Santos (2011 Film & U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), Glenn Espinosa (2016 Visual Arts), Shepard Fairey, Dara Girel-Mats (2019 Visual Arts), Sheree Hovsepian, KAWS, Yashua Klos, Jason Kraus, Catherine Labarca (2016 Visual Arts), Destiny Moore (2020 Visual Arts), José Parlá and Jean Shin (1990 Visual Arts & U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts).
About the performance
Commissioned by YoungArts in partnership with Aon, the performance investigates the current moment by exploring elements of isolation, confinement, communality and perseverance.
Choreographer Richardson has been hailed by The New York Times as among the greatest dancers of his time. He is a 1986 YoungArts award winner, the co-artistic director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet and a Tony Award nominee. The music for Without Further Delay was composed by fellow 1980 award winner and Grammy Award winner Terence Blanchard.
Featuring 2021 YoungArts Winners in Dance Arya Pratap, Brooks Landegger, Bryant Wright, Chelsea Correa, Christian Burse, Courtney McColley, Kelsey Lewis, Luc Simpson and Shalini Basu.
YoungArts at Home
A curated box of artistic objects, YoungArts at Home is inspired by the artists bringing us together in moments of imagination and community.
Each of its contents is created or produced by a YoungArts award winner, and includes a mask by Lizette Avineri (2007 Visual Arts), a puzzle with artwork by Ameya Okamoto (2018 Visual Arts & U.S Presidential Scholar in the Arts), postcards by Jordan Tiberio (2011 Photography) and a box designed with the artwork of Catherine Labarca (2016 Visual Arts).